Third-Row Seats

  • 2016 BMW X1 seven-seater spy shots – Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

    BMW has already taken the wraps off its second-generation X1 compact crossover but there’s a new seven-seat variant that’s yet to be revealed. This may look like one of the many prototypes that we previously saw for the five-seat X1, but if you look closely you’ll notice that this particular tester is longer. Comparing the latest prototype with official photos of the five-seat X1, the roof is longer and flatter, the rear section is taller, and the wheelbase has clearly been stretched. The shape of the side glass also appears unique to each vehicle. Inside, there should be...

  • 2016 Mazda CX-9 leaked - Image via Autohome
    2016 Mazda CX-9 Leaked Ahead Of Los Angeles Auto Show

    A new generation of Mazda’s CX-9 crossover will debut tomorrow at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show. In the lead up, Mazda released a single teaser image but now there's no need for guess work as some photos of the car have leaked onto the web. The photos, which first appeared on Chinese website...

  • 2017 Bentley Bentayga, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show
    2017 Bentley Bentayga Is World’s Most Powerful, Most Luxurious SUV: Live Photos & Video

    There’s an insatiable thirst for SUVs affecting the globe and the ultra-luxury segment certainly hasn’t been spared. That’s why you have the likes of Mercedes-Maybach and Rolls-Royce planning high-riding models for the first time, but Bentley has beaten them to the punch with its...

  • 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Spy Shots And Video

    An all-new version of Volkswagen’s Tiguan compact crossover is expected to debut September 15 at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show, and we have new, more revealing spy shots of a prototype plus a video. This new Tiguan will go on sale in Europe near the end of the year but isn’t expected in...

  • 2016 Mazda CX-9 spy shots - Image via Carspotter Jeroen
    2016 Mazda CX-9 Spy Shots And Video

    Mazda’s next-generation CX-9 is set for a debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show in November, but an advanced prototype has been spotted and reveals many of the details we can expect on the upcoming crossover. The prototype is featured in these photos and video supplied by Carspotter Jeroen. The...

  • Honda BR-V prototype, 2015 Indonesian Auto Show
    Honda Reveals New Seven-Seat BR-V Crossover

    If you’re looking for a Honda crossover with more than the typical five seats, here in the United States you can upgrade to the Pilot which offers seven or eight seats split over three rows. However, the Pilot is deemed too big for some markets and thus buyers there with bigger families need...

  • 2015 Subaru Exiga Crossover 7

    While Subaru still decides on a vehicle to replace its Tribeca, over in Japan it has an interesting option called the “Exiga Crossover 7”. The vehicle is essentially a large wagon equipped with seven seats in a highly-flexible arrangement. For anyone that loathes SUVs but has a big family to cart around, the Exiga Crossover 7 is an impressive option—except, for some inane reason Subaru chooses to offer it exclusively in Japan. ALSO SEE: 2016 Mercedes-Benz SLC Spy Shots This is actually the second generation of the Exiga—the first was launched in 2008—and like...

  • 2015 Cadillac Escalade
    Cadillac Crossover With Third-Row Seats Back In The Spotlight

    During the bankruptcy days of General Motors Company [NYSE:GM], there were rumblings the automaker was looking to axe its Cadillac Escalade SUV and replace it with a large crossover with third-row seats. The new crossover was to be based on the Lambda platform found in the Buick Enclave and...

  • Lexus HPX concept
    Lexus Yet To Commit To New Crossover With Third-Row Seats, May Launch Stretched RX Instead

    Talk of a new Lexus crossover with third-row seats dates back several years, with Lexus even rolling out a concept of just such a vehicle, the HPX, as far back as 2003. The last we heard, Lexus was looking at launching a new crossover, possibly named the TX, as a replacement for the truck-based GX...

  • Bentley's EXP 9 F SUV concept
    Bentley SUV: Third Row, Plug-In Hybrid, W-12 Engine Part Of Plan

    At this point, it's no secret: The British luxury automaker Bentley has confirmed that it's developing a plush luxury sport-utility vehicle, based on the 2012 EXP 9 F SUV concept and slated to go on sale in 2016. While that's set, we're still waiting on a production design and...

  • 2013 Nissan Pathfinder
    2013 Nissan Pathfinder Preview

    The 2013 Nissan Pathfinder is 500 pounds lighter than the outgoing 2012 model, helping it deliver a fuel economy of 20/26 mpg city/highway.

  • Ford Tourneo Custom commercial vehicle
    Ford Tourneo Custom Commercial Van Makes Debut

    We saw it previewed in concept form just a few short weeks ago but here is the Ford Tourneo Custom commercial vehicle that’s about to hit European showrooms later in the year. Aimed at commercial interests as well as sizeable families on a tight budget, the Tourneo Custom is the first step in...

  • 2013 Infiniti JX online configurator

    Infiniti’s new seven-seat JX crossover has been revealed, and now you can start customizing your ideal version thanks to the launch of an online configurator on Infiniti’s main website. Only one powertrain is being offered on the 2013 JX so when it comes to models, the only choice is between standard front-wheel and all-wheel drive configurations. The next step allows you to pick the exterior color and play around with some interior trim options before you finally choose from the available accessory packages and send in the details to your nearest Infiniti dealer. All 2013 JX...

  • 2012 Honda CR-V spy shots
    2012 Honda CR-V Spy Shots

    The 2012 Honda CR-V is now less than a week away from an official world debut at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show, plus images of the new crossover have already surfaced online, however, our own exclusive spy shots reveal some never before seen details including a look at the vehicle’s rear...

  • 2013 Ford Flex
    2013 Ford Flex: 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show

    Ford has surprised many by choosing to keep its seven-seat Flex crossover chugging along into the 2013 model year despite the Explorer SUV also being able to carry seven but undercutting the Flex in price, albeit very slightly. Nevertheless, a raft of updates for the 2013 Ford Flex should keep...

  • 2013 Infiniti JX Concept
    2013 Infiniti JX Concept: 2011 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

    After weeks of drip-fed teasers, Infiniti has finally taken the wraps off its JX Concept, a preview of a new seven-seat luxury crossover that’s scheduled to go on sale next spring as the 2013 Infiniti JX. The production version will look very similar to the concept you see here, complete with...

  • Subaru unveils new seven-seater Exiga
    Subaru Unveils New Seven-Seater Exiga

    Subaru’s new Exiga seven-seater MPV officially went on sale in Japan today, after first appearing in concept form at last year’s Tokyo Motor Show. The new Exiga sits on a 2750mm wheelbase and is powered by a 2.0L four-cylinder boxer engine mated to either four or five-speed automatics...

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